Saturday, July 26, 2014

Magneto - X-Men Secret Weapon Force

In 1998, long after I stopped collecting X-Men, ToyBiz released a jacked up Magneto figure as part of the Secret Weapon Force. This guy looks imposing compared to the wave 1 Magneto of my childhood. I saw him at a flea market when I was planning the Action Figure Adventures animated series. I had been planning on using the original Magneto, and thought I might some how be able to use this super version. We didn't end up exploring that plot idea in the show, but I'm still happy to own him.


Magneto came with a cloth cape and removable helmet. His secret weapon was a large vehicle like battle station with spring loaded missile launcher. His longer hair and larger stature is similar to that of the comics of the time period, but I don't think Magneto was ever quite this bulky. He's a cool figure with or without the helmet. I really like the large size of his cape.


8 comments:

  1. I always thought his head looked like it was meant for a different character though I was not up with all the character designs at that point in time.

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  2. I was out of Toybiz at this time.

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  3. This magneto is my favorite, i replace the cape with spawn reedemers cape, now looks great. See the link below.

    http://customxmen.blogspot.com/2012/08/reconstruccion-magneto.html?q=Magneto

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  4. Magneto should look buff, he's pumped iron all his life.

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